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Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Following an open call for applications in spring 2016, the McDowell Foundation Board of Directors approved six research projects for over $80,000 in funding at its June meeting. This year’s projects reflect the diversity of education in Saskatchewan, both in geographic location and range of topics to be explored.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

The word Holodomor – literally translated from Ukrainian means “murder by starvation” – is probably not front and centre for most teachers when they delve into the history books.

We know that between four and 10 million Ukrainian men, women and children slowly and needlessly starved to death in 1932-33. Like the Holocaust, there are significant lessons to be learned from the Holodomor.

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Monday, September 12, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

MONTRÉAL – Delegates attending the annual general meeting of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation recently unanimously approved the return of the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation as a CTF member. The 41,000 BCTF members unite with their 200,000 counterparts from coast to coast to coast and form a stronger and united national body of teachers.

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Monday, September 12, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Now that classes have resumed for another year after the summer hiatus, Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze expects things will heat up surrounding the myriad of potential issues facing teachers in the province.

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Monday, September 12, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Listening to the panelists at the IT Summit 2016, it was readily evident that there are numerous different ways in which Saskatchewan schools are dealing with the many facets of helping support students in becoming responsible digital citizens.

There is no doubt that students in the classroom intuitively know probably as much, if not more, than the teachers when it comes to the latest in technology, but that doesn’t necessarily translate to young people fully appreciating the perils that are part and parcel of the online world.

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